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2643661 - Candidate Talent Pool - Recruiting Management

Symptom

Within the 1805 release, our product management team has released a new feature called Talent Pool as part of the Candidate Relationship Management.

What is it?

Talent Pools are groups of contacts who may be suited to various job opportunities. Recruiters and Hiring Managers can search these as a more targeted method of candidate sourcing.

Why is it important?

Talent Pools are a great way to group candidates together to help your team filter, search, and manage candidates.

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management - All Versions

Resolution

In order to have this feature enabled, there are a few prerequisites:

  1. In Provisioning > Company Instance > Company Settings > enable "Enable Generic Objects“
  2. In Provisioning > Company Instance > Company Settings > enable "Role-based Permissions”
  3. In Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles > Administrator Permission > Metadata Framework: Enable permissions as required for the user
  4. In Admin Center >  Manage Recruiting Settings >  Check Enable Talent Pools

After enabling the feature, it is necessary to enable the related permissions:

Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles > Desired Role > MDF Recruiting Permissions > Enable the following permissions:

  • Pool
  • Pool Member
  • Share with Group
  • Share with Person

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Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles > Desired Role > Manage MDF Recruiting Objects > Enable the following permissions:

  • Candidate Relation Management Status
  • Candidate Relation Management Status Map
  • Candidate Relation Management Status Set

Please note that once users are give MDF Recruiting Objects, it is expected behavior for the user to have Admin Center Permissions.
They will only be able to access Manage Data and see the objects they are permissioned to see. 
All other Admin Center permissions will not be provided to the end user per KBA 2090228

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When working with talent pool, the users can create many talent pools are needed and select the columns that will be displayed on.

Display Options:

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Creating a talent pool:

In case you don't have any Pipeline Status Structure, please read the KBA 2643646.

Recruiting Management > Candidates > Talent Pools > Create Talent Pool

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Public Talent Pools will be shared with everyone who has permissions to Talent Pool feature (based on RBP)

Private Talent Pools can be visible only to owner, or the owner can choose to share the Pool with other users.

Only the owner of the Pool can edit attributes of the Pool or share it with other users.  Users who has been shared the Talent Pool can view the Pool and add members (candidates), but cannot edit.

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Only the owner of the Pool can edit attributes of the Pool or share it with other users.  Users who has been shared the Talent Pool can view the Pool and add members (candidates), but cannot edit.

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Owner of a Private Talent Pool can choose to share the Pool with groups of users – using ‘Recruiting Groups’ as well.

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Clicking on the Talent Pool name from the Talent Pool list page will bring up the Talent Pool Detail page showing all Members (candidates) who are in the Talent Pool.

 

It is possible to see all members or members who are in different Pipeline Statuses.

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For the members in the Talent Pool, the following Actions are available:

  • View Resume
  • Forward to Colleague
  • Forward to Job Requisition
  • Send Mail
  • Add to another Talent Pool
  • Change Status (in Pipeline)
  • Remove from Talent Pool

As for now there is now way to delete the Talent Pools created. We are planning on deploying the functionality where it will be enabling for you to Archive the Talent Pools created. This feature is planned to be implemented by our Software Engineering team on b1808, but it is not confirmed yet.

See Also

Keywords

Candidate Talent Pool, Create a Talent Pool, Candidate Relationship Management, Recruiting Management, RCM , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM , Recruiting Management , LOD-SF-RCM-CRM , Candidate Relationship Management , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions